Comparing the January 6th insurrection with Hitler's failed coup of 1923 is appropriate. And it is a warning that those who tried to overthrow our government are not done yet.
Covid is a boon for healthcare profiteering. It costs a hell of a lot more to care for a sick person who needs ICU care than it does to vaccinate someone and have people wear masks and remain six feet apart.
The former guy complained that expanding voting rights would set a stage where "Republicans could never get elected again." Frankly, since the Republican Party has been destroyed by his influence and corruption, that would be fine.
Anti-vax hysteria obscures the fact that a vast river of money is being spent on hospitalization of those who bought into anti-vax messaging.
Intelligent people in general are capable of rapidly recognizing bullshit when they see it. So it is easy to see why the leaders of hate groups target them with labels like "elites," "intellectuals," "liberals" or "Jews."
The restoration of voting rights, on the table now in the Senate, means nothing more than the future of our democratic system, or its demise under a one-party dictatorship.
The radicalized faction of what used to be the Republican Party has been cozying up to the most radical, racist and violent right wing terrorist factions in our country for some time now.
As the investigations into the January 6th insurrection continue, it is increasingly clear that it was planned. That makes it an actual conspiracy to overthrow the government of the United States.
Stunning and critical information is packed into Liz Cheney's announcement of the contempt finding on Mark Meadows.
The study of Fascist Economic History will alert people to the path the current decrepit, corrupt and degraded Republican Party has chosen. This might be one of the reasons Republicans seem to hate history education so much.
One of the key differences between Pearl Harbor and the January 6th Insurrection is that after Pearl Harbor the nation galvanized to its own defense. With January 6th, not so much. In fact, a significant segment of the population have supported the attackers.
Trump is one of the most obvious criminals we have ever seen from the standpoint of abuse of the highest office in the land alone. But just confronting that fact and actually acting on it seems to be engulfed in endless hesitation.